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Animation Addicts 91: Kung Fu Panda 2 – Kaboom of Doom

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We just love kung fu! Last episode we reviewed Kung Fu Panda and we just couldn’t get enough. This episode, we review the 2011 sequel, Kung Fu Panda 2!


  • Main Discussion: Kung Fu Panda 2
  • General info, box office results, and first thoughts and recollections.
  • Morgan thought the intro was going to be a lot more epic.
  • The score by Hans Zimmer and John Powell really does a great job of drawing you in. It’s very lyrical and dictates what is happening on screen.
  • Big plot problem: Po’s “Who am I? Where did I come from?” dilemma comes out of nowhere. Needed more buildup.
  • Lord Shen is an amazing villain.
  • This is one of the most emotional DreamWorks films.
  • Did Shen survive? In frame by frame, you see him crushed by his cannon.
  • So that’s where all the pandas went!
  • Voicemail: Katie, Sarah
  • Listener Twitter question: What is your favorite scene or quote from Kung Fu Panda 2?
  • Don’t forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts91 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 1:20:18, 39.9 MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.